Virginia Key Beach Park in Key BiscayneMay 15, 2013
Virginia Key Beach Park is a historic park found in Miami. This park was shut until 2008. It re-opened to the public after many years with a new plan in place. It’s been fully renovated, but is still listed in the National Register of Historic Places. If you’re looking for great recreational fun, culture and a tropical paradise, you need to visit this park.
The park is found just off the Rickenbacker Causeway and is just a short ride from the downtown district. It’s close to many of the best retail shopping areas, educational institutions and sports facilities. Featuring sparkling blue waters, plenty of fun and replenished shorelines, this park is perfect for everybody.
Many venues for events of all kinds are found throughout the park. Enjoy time with your family at the picnic pavilion or hold a sunset wedding on the beach. The miniature train is a very popular choice for all, along with the antique carousel and the boundless playground. Regardless of what type of event you want to hold, from a wedding to a family reunion, the park can provide the tropical background you’re looking for.
The park is open from sunrise to sunset with recreation hours form 7am to sunset. There’s no hunting or fishing throughout the park and domestic animals are not permitted. This is an alcohol free park with an emphasis on the family atmosphere. Historic concession stands are found throughout the park serving sandwiches, salads, beverages and more.
Entry to the par is $5 per vehicle during the weekends and special events. There’s no charge during the weekdays. The Biscayne Virginia Rickenbacker Central Miniature Train Ride is $1 and so is the Allan Herschell Vintage Carousel. The amusements rides are only open on weekends, holidays and during special events from Noon until 5pm.